Adelaide & St Levan Surgery
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Adelaide and St Levan Surgery are pleased to be offering for the first time an Apprentice Administrator role based at both our St Levan and Adelaide Street sites (Full time to include 20% of the working week studying towards a recognised qualification).
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and experience by working as a General Practice Admin Apprentice. Apprenticeships give you the opportunity and support to develop new work-based skills in an organisation committed to your professional success.
As an apprentice, you will need to fully commit to the 20% off the job training requirements of the post alongside your normal day to day job. The post holder will complete a course of study related to the requirements of the role at a level appropriate to the successful candidate. Apprentices understand the importance of managing both professional and learning responsibilities.
Working with a great team, you need to be flexible, approachable and tolerant to the challenges of working with a complex patient population in inner city Plymouth. No day is ever the same, here we can and do make a difference but its not always easy!
We love cake and a good social event!
Main duties of the job
The purpose of the role is to:
The purpose of this apprenticeship role is for the post holder to learn knowledge, skills and understanding in General Practice Administration whilst supporting the day to day running of Adelaide and St Levan Surgery.
To obtain a General Practice Admin Qualification (from PMA) and to develop knowledge, skills and understanding within the job description. Working in partnership with PMA (Practice Managers Association) you will attend training one day per week throughout the apprenticeship to attain a City and Guilds Qualification appropriate to staff member entry level. Suitable for school leavers with both GCSEs and with A Levels.
You will work with a large team, some of whom work across both our sites. All staff are valued and all have a role to play in patient care.
The NHS has its challenges, and we work hard, often with the frustration of limited resources, but we also make the best of the resources and still have the flexibility to take a different approach if we believe that is right.
We expect a level of flexibility, and we give flexibility with the remit of the role. Give and take is key to making it work. Humour is important and it carries us through the more challenging aspects.
The purpose of this apprenticeship role is for the post holder to learn knowledge, skills and understanding in General Practice Administration whilst supporting the day to day running of Adelaide and St Levan Surgery. And to obtain a General Practice Admin Qualification (from PMA) and to develop knowledge, skills and understanding within the job description below. Working in partnership with PMA (Practice Managers Association) you will attend training one day per week throughout the apprenticeship to attain a City and Guilds Qualification appropriate to staff member entry level.
Job Title – Apprentice Administrator
Location - Adelaide & St Levan Surgeries
Accountability – Day to day – Operations Manager
Overall Mgt - Managing Partner
Main Responsibilities –
Administrative Support/ Secretarial Responsibilities
To ensure administrative and clerical duties within the practice are carried out within the practice guidelines and policies.
To provide general secretarial/ admin support to the GPs, Managing Partner and other staff including word processing and audio typing
Maintain self and team professionalism.
Photocopy and scan any records accordingly.
Develop working knowledge of surgery systems.
Develop knowledge of GP software and Microsoft programmes such as but not limited to Word, Excel, Power point, Publisher, Access.
To receive incoming and initiate outgoing telephone calls, taking messages and dealing with appropriate queries.
To assist the Managing Partner and Operations Manager with all clerical and administrative duties.
To maintain filing and administrative systems so that written or computer information is easily accessible and secure. Specifically, but not limited to the admin, management and reception offices.
Ensure that all regulations with regard to access to medical records are adhered to.
General Staff Duties
Always maintain patient and surgery confidentiality.
Use the support on offer to maximise the benefits to your professional development.
The post holder is required to conform to all Adelaide and St Levan Surgery policies and to attend any training sessions as necessary.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, but a broad outline and may be amended as necessary following discussion between the post holder and their manager.
In your application, please answer the following questions:
1) Can you tell us about any unpaid or paid work done previously?
2) What was the most enjoyable experience you had in education?
Please apply by emailing a letter of application (including answering the above questions) and a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.